C-Suite Leadership Forum
C-Suite Leadership Forum
Join CEO leaders as they discuss their organization's work in the areas of: Health Care Quality and Value-Based Care, Health Equity and the Transition to a Digital Health Ecosystem.
Diane P. Holder
Diane P. Holder brings over 30 years of health care and health insurance expertise to her role leading the health insurance enterprise of UPMC, one of the largest Integrated Delivery and Financing Systems in the nation. As President and CEO of the UPMC Health Plan; President, Insurance Services and Executive Vice President, UPMC, Ms. Holder provides the strategic leadership and operational direction for a family of health insurance and benefits management companies offering coverage and benefits management to over 4 million members. As one of the nation’s leading centers for academic and clinical innovation, UPMC, in partnership with the University of Pittsburgh, is changing the paradigm for how clinical care is delivered and financed, improving clinical outcomes for patients and strengthening affordable high quality insurance coverage for the communities it serves. The health insurance companies are recognized nationally for high quality and exceptional service.
As a health care professional and advocate for people with mental illness, Ms. Holder previously served as the President of UPMC's Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic. She was the founding CEO of UPMC's Community Care Behavioral Health Organization, a recognized thought leader in policies and benefits management for people with mental health and substance use disorders.
Ms. Holder received her undergraduate degree from the University of Michigan and graduate degree from Columbia University. She serves as a faculty member of the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Department of Psychiatry and as adjunct faculty, University of Pittsburgh, Graduate School of Public Health. Ms. Holder serves on numerous boards including the Alliance of Community Health Plans, the Insurance Federation of Pennsylvania, Evolent Health, the Senator John Heinz History Center, and the University of Pittsburgh, amongst others. She is a frequent speaker on the subject of health care quality and financing, and the role of the community in addressing disparity in health outcomes.
Amy Perry was appointed president and chief operating officer Nov. 1, 2021. Prior to this, she served as Atlantic Health System’s executive vice president and CEO of the Hospital Division from February of 2017. During her tenure, Atlantic Health experienced record setting quality and financial results achieving the highest US News rankings in the state. She championed the development and implementation of a five-year strategic plan for the system that created a path to success under growing value reimbursement. Mission driven, she supported the expansion of medical education with a longitudinal integrated clerkship and research revenue growth of 36 percent. Her work to develop destination service lines and expanded points of access created a network of care for nearly 1 million unique lives. She promoted affordability and access by integrating care across the system and leading the development of an enterprise data platform to drive clinical excellence and operational performance. Most recently, she focused on driving consumer-facing digital solutions to create frictionless experiences.
Perry has been named to Modern Healthcare’s lists of the Top 25 Women Leaders and Top 100 Most Influential People in Healthcare. She was recognized as NJBiz Innovator of the Year in 2019 and the Daily Record Maryland Innovator of the Year in 2016.
Prior to joining Atlantic Health System, Perry was the executive vice president at LifeBridge Health in Baltimore, Maryland. Prior to LifeBridge, she had a twenty-year career at Mount Sinai in Miami, Florida.
Perry earned her Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Minnesota, and her Master of Science in Health Services Administration from Barry University. She served on the Regional Policy Board of the American Hospital Association and the boards of the New Jersey and Maryland Hospital Associations.
Jaewon Ryu, MD, JD
Jaewon Ryu, MD, JD, is the President and CEO of Geisinger, an integrated delivery system with clinical enterprise, health plan , the Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine, and research and innovation functions operating in central and northeastern Pennsylvania. He joined the organization originally as the Executive Vice President and Chief Medical Officer in 2016.
Dr. Ryu came to Geisinger from Humana, where he was the President of Integrated Care Delivery and responsible for the company’s owned and joint ventured care delivery assets. Prior to Humana, he held various leadership roles at the University of Illinois Hospital & Health Sciences System, Kaiser Permanente, and in government at the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, and as a White House Fellow at the Department of Veterans Affairs. He started his career as a practicing corporate healthcare attorney at the international firm McDermott, Will & Emery.
Outside of Geisinger, Dr. Ryu serves on the Medicare Payment Advisory Commission (MedPAC), a body legislatively tasked with advising Congress on payment and other polices governing health plans and providers serving Medicare beneficiaries. He is also a member of the board of Privia (NASDAQ: PRVA), which brings capabilities that help provider practices with management functions and the transition to value-based financing models. He has previously also served in other advisory roles, including board positions with My Health Direct, Inc. (acquired by Experian), a provider of digital care coordination solutions, as well as MCCI and JenCare, both organizations managing the financing and delivery of care. He has also served on the Board of Directors of the White House Fellows Foundation and Association. Dr. Ryu earned his B.A. degree from Yale University, and his M.D. and J.D. from the University of Chicago. He completed his residency training in emergency medicine at Harbor-UCLA Medical Center.
John Glaser, PhD
John is an Executive-in-Residence at the Harvard Medical School Executive Education. Previously he was chief executive officer of Siemens Heath Services. Prior to Siemens, John was chief information officer at Partners HealthCare.
John was the founding chair of the College of Healthcare Information Management Executives and the past-president of the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society. He is the former Chair of the Global Agenda Council on Digital Health, World Economic Forum. He is former Senior Advisor to the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology.
John has authored many articles and books on the strategic application of IT in health care. He is on the faculty of the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania, the UTHealth School of Biomedical Informatics and the Harvard School of Public Health.
Margaret O'Kane - President
Margaret E. O’Kane is founder and President of the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA). She is a member of the National Academy of Medicine, and has received the Picker Institute Individual Award for Excellence in the Advancement of Patient-Centered Care, as well as the Gail L. Warden Leadership Excellence Award from the National Center for Healthcare Leadership.
Modern Healthcare magazine has named O’Kane one of the “100 Most Influential People in Healthcare” 12 times, and one of the “Top 25 Women in Healthcare” 3 times. She is a board member of the Milbank Memorial Fund and the Institute for Exceptional Care. She is also a board member and former board chair of Healthwise, a nonprofit organization that helps people make better health decisions. O’Kane holds a master’s degree in health administration and planning from Johns Hopkins University, where she received the Distinguished Alumnus Award.